Reconstruction:Proto-Slavic/vьsь

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This Proto-Slavic entry contains reconstructed words and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

Proto-SlavicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *weyḱ-. Akin to Latvian vìesis (visitor), Lithuanian viešis (guest). Further related to Latin vīcus (village), Proto-Germanic *wīkō (settlement), which may be the origin of Old Norse víkingr (viking). The later was borrowed into Slavic as Proto-Slavic *vitędzь (hero, knight).

NounEdit

*vь̀sь f[1][2][3]

  1. hamlet, village

DeclensionEdit

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DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • Verweij, Arno, “Quantity Patterns of Substantives in Czech and Slovak”, in Dutch Contributions to the Eleventh International Congress of Slavists, Bratislava (Studies in Slavic and General Linguistics), volume 22, Editions Rodopi B.V., 1994, page 517

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick, “*vьsь”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, 2008, →ISBN, page 539
  2. ^ Snoj, Marko, “vas”, in Slovenski etimološki slovar[1], Ljubljana: Inštitut za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, 2016, →ISBN: “Pslovan. *vь̏sь”
  3. ^ Olander, Thomas, “vьsь vьsi”, in Common Slavic accentological word list[2], Copenhagen: Editiones Olander, 2001: “f. b/c landsby (PR 136, 138)”